DIY Spooky Halloween Photo Booth for Under $20.00

I love planning parties for kids!  In the age of selfies and social media, what’s a party without a place to take great photos?  Halloween parties are my favorite to plan; between the creepy food, games, and costumes, it’s a guaranteed great time.  

This DIY spooky Halloween photo booth will be a great addition to your party.  It can be used at kids’ and adult parties.  

It’s so easy to make, and everyone will be impressed by how professional it looks.  

The supplies are easy to find.  So, what are you waiting for?  Follow the step-by-step directions below to make your very own spooky photo booth.



3 black rectangular black tablecloths (.97 each at Walmart)

2 packages of a spider web (The one I purchased had spiders included in the web at .97 each at Walmart)

1 pack of mini orange lights ($3.97 at Wal-Mart. You may want to buy 2 if doing an adult party, as they are taller than kids)

1 Pack Large Spiders ($1.99 Party City)

Optional Halloween Props (I used some Halloween decorations that I already had, but I did see some at Party City and Walmart for under $5.00 each)

Packing Tape (I had already)

Thumb Tacks

How to Make a DIY Spooky Halloween Photobooth

Step 1:

Using the packing tape, tape 2 of the black tablecloths vertically on the wall.

Step 2:

Tack your lights in a zig-zag design onto the wall over the tablecloth.

Step 3:

Spread out your spider web and place it over the lights.  You can use the same thumbtacks that are already in place for the lights.  If you are like me, you want to use minimal tacks on your wall.  If you don’t want to use tacks at all, you can check out Command products to hang items without tacks (Command products are available at Wal-Mart, Amazon, Target, and most hardware stores).

Step 4:

Place your spiders in your web.

Step 5:

Fold the 3rd black tablecloth in half and tape it to the floor.

Step 6:

This step is optional; add your spooky Halloween props.